Oxford Paediatric Difficult Airway Workshop

airway_course12th May 2017, Oxford, United Kingdom.

The Paediatric Difficult Intubation Workshop is for trainees and consultants who anaesthetise children and wish to refresh and update skills in managing children with a difficult airway. The course aims to discuss the management of the anticipated and unanticipated paediatric difficult airway. The format of the day is one of short interactive lectures, videos and hands-on small group workshops. The workshops cover care and basic use of the fibre-optic laryngoscope, modified airway and LMA access techniques using guidewires and exchange catheters. Delegate numbers are limited to 24 places to allow maximum opportunity to interact and interrogate the faculty. Early booking recommended.


  • Paediatric stridor
  • Recognition of the difficult paediatric airway
  • Anaesthetic management and basic techniques
  • Extubation, postoperative care and documentation


  • Care of fibre-optic scopes and associated equipment
  • Emergency airway management and needle cricothyroidotomy
  • Learning skills in the use of the fibre-optic laryngoscope
  • Fibre-optic laryngoscopic techniques with conventional airway methods
  • LMA and fibre-optic laryngoscopic techniques
  • Conventional non-fibre-optic techniques
  • Case scenarios

Course fee: £220

Find more information on the workshop here.


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